We build urban promise from urban poverty.

Our Approach

Critical Services

disrupting survival Mode

Community Advocacy Platforms

empowering collective action

Girls Leadership

Building long-term female leadership

The Latest

SHOFCO Expands Water System to Mathare
- by charlesg

All human beings need clean water to survive. Yet, for the millions of people living in slums, clean water is…

She never thought she could make it, now she’s starting her own business
- by charlesg

Before SHOFCO, Sarah Akinyi’s family’s life in Kibera slum, was a struggle. “I used to wake up very early to…

When I came to SHOFCO, I met friends, I was trained and life became easier
- by charlesg

When Joan Adhiambo enrolled her daughter in the Kibera School for Girls in 2009, she knew their life would change.…